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Details for Benchmark: LY2628

N 41° 03.331 W 074° 45.841 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In SUSSEX county, NJ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
NEWTON MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Saw this water tank while caching around the area.

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photoLY2628

Sometimes these are not BM, but this one is!

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See this quite a bit.

Found while traveling around the area. Easy to see with all the leaves down. It's funny I never paid much attention to this until today!

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photoTaken from Discovery Years Daycare

Easy Find. You can see it from a go ways off.

Easy to spot

Easy to find, agree with all other comments and pictures. Saw water tank today while passing through Newton.

Easy find.

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photoLY2628 Newton Sussex NJ View Southwest
Fairly close up view from Summit Avenue
photoLY2628 Newton Sussx NJ View Southwest
Along High Street (Rte 94)

Found this easily while out benchmarking for the afternoon.

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photoNewton Municipal Water Tank
Picture taken from the upper parking lot at Sussex County Community College.

Observed the tank, as described.

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photoLY2628 in Newton, NJ
Looking east from the west side of State Highway 94, about 0.65 miles south of downtown Newton.

This is another one that is simple.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1942 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1942 (GWL) THIS INTERSECTION STATION IS THE NEWTON MUNICIPAL WATER TANK, LOCATED ON A HILL ABOUT HALF A MILE SW OF THE CENTER OF THE TOWN. THE TANK IS AN ALUMINUM PAINTED STEEL TANK SUPPORTED BY 4 LEGS. THE OVERALL HEIGHT IS ABOUT 100 FEET. THE APEX OF THE TOP WAS THE POINT OBSERVED.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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